Stay up to date with current press articles and releases as well as interviews with political stakeholders and administrations.


Berlin

26.05.2020 | Corona-related budget burden of around 5.6 billion euros: Senate approves draft of a further supplementary budget for 2020 and a supplementary budget for 2021 - Parliament to determine emergency situation
Link (in German only)

25.05.2020 | Culture Committee: Lederer: "There will be no day X on which the operation of the venues continues as usual"
Link (in German only)

05.05.2020 | Senate approves Federal Council initiative on federal aid for the arts, culture, media and creative industries
Link (in German only)

05.05.2020 | Corona Emergency Aid Pact IV starts on 11 May - support for small and medium-sized cultural businesses is coming
Link (in German only)

14.04.2020 | "Berlin Independent Arts Scene: Dancing in times of distance" (article in "Der Tagesspiegel")
Link (in German only)

09.04.2020 | Berlin closes gap in aid programmes for companies in the media and cultural sector
Link (in German only)

06.04.2020 | Cultural sector: liquidity problem must not become a debt problem
Link (in German only)

01.04.2020 | Emergency Aid II exceptionally successful, now adapted to the federal programme
Link  (in German only)

31.03.2020 | Berlin Senate wants to continue Emergency Aid for companies and the cultural sector
Link  (in German only)

31.03.2020 | Senator for Culture and Europe Klaus Lederer on the current state of Berlin culture
Link  (in German only)

28.03.2020 | Corona update of IBB regarding the application for emergency aid I and II
Link  (in German only)

24.03.2020 | Interview with Daniel Wesener (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen): Help for people working in the cultural sector
Link  (in German only)

20.03.2020 | Interview with Senator for Culture and Europe Klaus Lederer: When do we go back on stage again?
Link  (in German only)

19.03.2020 | Berlin Senate approves financial subsidies for freelancers and small businesses
Link  (in German only)

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
 

20.05.2020 | Conference of Ministers of Culture and the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media present key points for opening strategies for other cultural institutions
Link (in German only)

09.05.2020 | Chancellor Merkel assures support for cultural workers: "Saving the cultural landscape has priority".
Link  (in German only)

30.04.2020 | Restart (Neustart) emergency programme for protective measures
Link  (in German only)

29.04.2020 | Corona-Crisis: Minister of State for Culture confirms negotiations on cultural infrastructure funds
Link and as pdf Download  (in German only)

29.04.2020 | Federal government pays cancellation fees to artists in Corona crisis
Link  (in German only)

23.04.2020 | Interview with the Minister of State for Culture Monika Grütters
Link  (in German only)

22.04.2020 | Bundestag Session of the Committee on Culture and the Media: "Cultural workers particularly hard hit by Corona pandemic"
Link (in German only)

27.03.2020 | We wont´leave anybody alone: Emergency aid for micro-enterprises, freelancers and one-person businesses
Link  (in English)

23.03.2020 | Statement on the Federal Emergency Aid by Minister of State for Culture Monika Grütters
Link  (in German only)

 

news from other (federal) states


25.05.2020 | Culture: exceptions to the one metre distance rule
Link (in German only)

08.04.2020 | With the aid package of the Baden-Württemberg government, the self-employed can continue to claim flat-rate costs of private living amounting to 1,180 euros per month
Link (in German only)

27.03.2020 | In addition to an emergency aid programme for small companies and solo self-employed persons, Hamburg also provides direct support for freelance artists
Link I , Link II  (in German only)

24.03.2020 | City of Vienna will pay approved cultural funding
Link  (in German only)

20.03.2020 | NRW decides on unbureaucratic emergency aid measures and guarantees artists the payment of approved grants
Link  (in German only)

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